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The Galveston County Daily News : Galveston

November 22, 2014

Galveston

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Start of Sturgis project to be delayed

The arrival of a decommissioned floating nuclear power plant to Galveston will be delayed as the Army Corps of Engineers and the city continued to exchange information about the project.

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Latest Headlines

Saturday 11/22/2014
Hoax prompted Amber Alert, police say
Posted: November 22, 2014

GALVESTON — An Amber Alert that had police searching all morning for a 6-month-old boy was prompted by a hoax, police said.

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Friday 11/21/2014
Police find dead truck driver
Posted: November 21, 2014

Galveston police found the body of a 55-year-old truck driver in the parking lot of a gas station near Interstate 45 and Harborside Wednesday. 

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Lawyers file appeal arguments in Galveston housing lawsuit
Posted: November 21, 2014

Attorneys for a Galveston woman have filed their appeal argument in a lawsuit aiming to block reconstruction of public housing in Galveston.

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Comedic storyteller: ‘I can’t make these things up’
Posted: November 21, 2014

Comedic storyteller Jaston Williams will debut “Maid Marian in a Stolen Car” at the Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston on Nov. 28 and Nov. 29. He talked with Community News Editor Angela Taylor about the show.

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Galveston VFW raising funds to keep doors open
Posted: November 21, 2014

VFW Post 880 is not going down without a fight. This weekend, the island’s only Veterans of Foreign Wars post is holding a shrimp-boil fundraiser to help raise the $25,000 it needs to stay open. 

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Local talent at Hotel Galvez lighting celebration
Posted: November 21, 2014

GALVESTON — Performances from The Nutcracker, a handbell choir, and area carolers will entertain at this year’s holiday lighting celebration at 6 p.m. Nov. 28 at Hotel Galvez & Spa, 2024 Seawall Blvd.

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TAMUG receives $7.25M to research BP spill
Posted: November 21, 2014

Researchers at Texas A&M University at Galveston will receive more that $7 million to study the effects the 2010 BP oil spill had on the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem and public health.

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Thursday 11/20/2014
Jury finds father in 'Boy in the Box' case not guilty
Posted: November 20, 2014

GALVESTON — The man accused of keeping his son in a 6-foot-by-8-foot plywood room as a means of punishment has been found not guilty by a Galveston County jury

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